If Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford starts Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, he will extend his streak to 110 straight games and tie Joe Ferguson for 10th place all-time in the NFL. That’s a big if.
It turned out that Cam Newton, the NFL’s top-ranked defense and the undefeated Carolina Panthers were exactly what Drew Brees, the NFL’s worst defense and the winless New Orleans Saints needed to jumpstart their season.
Several South Mississippians, including a public official, took to Facebook to share their anger with NFL players for taking a knee during the National Anthem. Saints quarterback Drew Brees criticized President Donald Trump.